Koto Hagane

Koto Hagane

She was born on 29 November 1898. Her maiden name is Koto Terakawa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kishi Terakawa (mother; nee Kishi Tamai), Kohei Terakawa (father), Kichijiro Hagane (husband), Toshio Hagane (son), and Sumiko Hagane (daughter). Her home address is listed as 568 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameKoto Hagane
Custodian Identification Number12715
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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